Omo valley & Danakil depression Tour.price from 1790 USD
Duration, 10 days and 9 nights
Means of transport, surface
Type of vehicle, 4WD
Tour code, QET 022
Day 1, Addis-Sodo.
On the way visit melka kunture archeological center and Tiya stelae field before lunch. After lunch, visit Guraghe village. They are famous by their hard working trend and their bread prepared from false banana tree called kocho. O/n hotel
Day 2, Sodo-Arba Minch.
Detour to Dorze village before you reach Arba minch.in the afternoon have boat trip on lake Chamo to enjoy aquatic life like Nile crocodile, hippos and birds. O/n hotel
Day 3, Arba Minch- konso.
Drive to konso and visit the stone fenced compounds, king compound and new work. Konso people have their own king who is respected by the society. O/n hotel
Day 4, konso-Turmi
Depending on the market day, (there are 4 market places in this area).on the way visit the Weyto and Tsemay tribes.in late afternoon, visit Hamer village. O/n hotel
Day 5, Turmi-omorate-Turmi
Drive 72 km from to Turmi and cross Omo River to catch Dassenech people. They are pastoralists depending on Omo delta and the poor are depending on fishing even from Lake Turkana. Back to Turmi. In the Afternoon look around the Monday market at Turmi or if there is a bull jumping ceremony (initiation of the boy from childhood to adulthood).o/n hotel
Day 6, Turmi- Jinka.
Depart early and drive direct to Mursi tribe across Mago national Park. Take time there and back to Jinka. O/n in the afternoon you are going to visit the museum which has collections of Omo valley tribes. O/n hotel
Day 7, Jinka- Addis=-Mekelle
In the morning, visit the Ari village to experience their araki distillation process, black smith and honey collection. And take afternoon flight to Addis. There is evening flight to Mekelle. O/ n hotel.
Day 8, drive to Erta’ale and visit the salt mining at Lake Afdera where the daily cooking salt is generated. There is also hot spring in the nearby area. Take time and head to Erta’ale. Trek 12 km or there is a new road access directly to the volcano and stay the night on the top as it is more dramatic at night.
Drive to Dallol. In the afternoon visit the camel caravans transporting the bare salt for the highlanders and sunset. O/n hotel
Day 10, in the morning drive to the multi colored sulfur surfaced ground and salt extraction. Then drive to Mekelle to take afternoon flight to Addis. After farewell dinner, departure.